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This is a 30 hour per week position: Monday through Friday, with the exception of two (2) school vacation weeks and holidays. This candidate will be responsible for daily cleaning needs of our six residential programs. This position will require visiting a different residential program on a daily basis. The housekeeper will work together with the maintenance staff to ensure the safety and maintenance of the residences, reporting any deficiencies as identified during a cleaning.
The ideal candidate loves children and is a flexible, hard working individual who can clearly communicate with the population we serve. We are looking for a self starter who will take initiative on needed projects and be reliable. Attention to detail, understanding of the children's behaviors and communication issues, and the ability to work as a team player are required for this position.
Education/Training: High School Diploma or G.E.D.; college and/or business background preferred.
Certifications/Licensure: A valid US driver's license and a minimum age of twenty-one (21) years old. Must be capable of attaining approved Melmark driver status. Must meet Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) background check requirements. Successful completion of employer provided certification in CPR, First Aid, and Melmark's Orientation Program and New Hire Onsite training program.
Skill(s): Requires cleaning experience, exceptional organizational skills and knowledge of Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC) regulations relating to housekeeping.
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of experience in housekeeping.
Interrelationships: Interacts with Melmark New England residential staff and helps to maintain the residential facility needs of Melmark New England.
Position is located in both Andover and Dracut, MA